Road Construction

It's a case of the haves vs. the have-nots in transportation spending for a rapidly growing suburban area of Houston.
Sep 29, 2015   Houston Chronicle
University of Toronto professors say that building more roads just encourages more driving. Building transit doesn't help reduce congestion either, though it still maximizes the value of the transportation system.
Jun 1, 2011   Streetsblog Capitol Hill
"When counties had lots of money, they paved a lot of the roads and tried to make life easier for the people who lived out here," said Stutsman County Highway Superintendent Mike Zimmerman, "Now, it's catching up to them."
Jul 31, 2010   Wall Street Journal
A perfect storm of projects, ranging from a new busway to an expanding sports arena, is just beginning to disrupt life in the village of Rozelle, Australia. Construction could continue past 2020.
Jul 15, 2009   The Sydney Morning Herald
The recession is causing construction contractors to branch out -- from subdivisions to road projects. And the market is now flooded, giving state more and lower bids to choose from.
Apr 10, 2009   The Washington Post
As business slows down, road construction contractors are slashing their prices. They're offering lower bids to states across the country for road work, leading many transportation officials to foresee more work able to be funded by the stimulus.
Mar 30, 2009   The New York Times
<p>Homebuilders have been removed from the language of a transportation funding bill that would have required developers to pay for new roads.</p>
May 13, 2008   Arizona Daily Star